If so, today’s miscellaneous Monday is for you.
Ally Brosch‘s entire blog is hilarious (sometimes a little rude, although this entry is a-okay for any age). Her pictures look simple, but they convey so much.
My mom baked the most fantastic cake for my grandfather’s 73rd birthday party. The cake was slathered in impossibly thick frosting and topped with an assortment of delightful creatures which my mom crafted out of mini-marshmallows and toothpicks. To a four-year-old child, it was a thing of wonder – half toy, half cake and all glorious possibility.
But my mom knew that it was extremely important to keep the cake away from me because she knew that if I was allowed even a tiny amount of sugar, not only would I become intensely hyperactive, but the entire scope of my existence would funnel down to the singular goal of obtaining and ingesting more sugar. My need for sugar would become so massive, that it would collapse in upon itself and create a vacuum into which even more sugar would be drawn until all the world had been stripped of sweetness.
So when I managed to climb onto the counter and grab a handful of cake while my mom’s back was turned, an irreversible chain reaction was set into motion.
Read the rest – you really really want to.
Tomorrow: Eurovision Report!